Extra Edition: Program Repeat: Food for All.
Warning that immigrants in California have been struggling to put food on the table because of rising food prices and the cutting of resources after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, state legislators are proposing to expand eligibility for state funded nutrition benefits to include the undocumented. A coauthor of the Food for All Act bill joins this program.
Guest: State Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, D-Los Angeles, Sacramento, CA.
Millions at Risk of Losing Medicaid. Millions could lose Medicaid insurance coverage after the pandemic health emergency ends this month. They need to renew their benefits. Who may be the most impacted? What can people do to stay in the program?
Guest: María Romero-Mora, Community Engagement Office, California Department of Public Health, Sacramento, CA.
Young Activists for a Clean Earth. On occasion of Earth Day, a group of young activists in Fresno is urging students to walk out from school and join a rally in the state capitol to protest against the Willow Project, a massive oil drilling venture in Alaska.
Guest: Valeria Jiménez Ramírez, Organizer, Fridays for the Future, Fresno, CA.
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